Dark days

31 Jan

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They aren’t over. Yet. They will be. Good things have happened in January.
Sometimes the best way to get over being down is to just indulge in it. Sulk. Get it out of your system.
I like to do this by indulging my goth-y roots. So, whilst wearing kick-arse stockings and blasting the musical stylings of the true love of my life, Trent Reznor(sorry, Bittman, you’re only my cookbook lover), I will console my angst with an equally dark dessert adult beverage: a chocolate black Russian.
It’s almost worth getting in a bad mood to make this.

What do you do for bad moods? Comment, guys, comment.

Chocolate Black Russian from the Drink Pro Lite App/strong>
1 oz. Kahlua
1/2 oz. vodka
2/3 c. Chocolate ice cream
Blend it. Sip it. Sigh. Apply black lipstick. Sigh again. Bad mood begone!

14 Responses to “Dark days”

  1. Nadiya @ Milk and Honey February 1, 2012 at 8:44 pm #

    Love the stockings! It looked like a tattoo from the picture :O Never tried ice cream in an alcoholic drink before :P but hey it’s chocolate :)

    • Ellen February 1, 2012 at 10:31 pm #

      Thanks! Yeah i hope you give the drink a try:)

      Sent from my iPhone

  2. Sabrina at MyMiBoSo February 1, 2012 at 8:47 pm #

    So indulgent, you minx, you! Dark days for me involve candle burning and journal writing – just keep going until I see some light. Oh and wine. Yes, I think a bit of wine.

    • Ellen February 1, 2012 at 10:32 pm #

      Ahhh, vino:)

      Sent from my iPhone

  3. Ameena February 2, 2012 at 8:11 am #

    Agreed. Sometimes a good sulk is all you need to move on.

    • Ellen February 2, 2012 at 11:12 am #

      Yes! Glad to have you in my corner on that:)

      Sent from my iPhone

  4. foodiefiasco February 4, 2012 at 9:55 pm #

    Sulk if you must, but then eat chocolate and popcorn.

    I hope you feel better soon! ;)

    • Ellen February 4, 2012 at 10:23 pm #

      Aw, thank you! Things are looking up:)

      Sent from my iPhone

  5. Burl Enyart February 7, 2012 at 6:31 pm #

    What’s up i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anyplace, when i read this article i thought i could also create comment due to this sensible piece of writing.

  6. Averie @ Averie Cooks January 27, 2013 at 12:47 am #

    The drink looks wonderful and I especially love the tattoo in the background :)

    • Ellen January 27, 2013 at 12:54 am #

      Why thank you! It’s funny how many people do a double-take when they see those stocking:)

      Sent from my iPhone

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